Find the resources you need to put your ideas into motion.
Events & Workshops
The easiest way to get involved with Innovation is to attend an event or workshop - find out what you're missing!
Explore Faculty and Program Resources
Many units and Faculties offer programs and resources for their own students, postdocs, and faculty members.
Talk to Someone
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Offers: Workshops, competitions, hackathons, networking, and programming for students, faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, alumni and the community.
Best for: Early-stage ideas
Offers: Technology transfer and business incubator services for researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses within the advanced technology sector.
Best for: Established ideas with proof of concept
Offers: Objectives-based mentoring process, opportunities to raise capital, business development support.
Best for: Seed-stage, massively scalable, science and technology-based companies
Annual Competitions and Programs
Innovation Funding Opportunities
UCeed | Pre-seed and seed funding program that helps commercialize new technologies and accelerates UCalgary startup companies.
Next 36 | Next Canada (undergrads or recent grads)
Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System | Alberta Innovates
Innovation Grant | Alex's Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer
Imperial Challenge | CleanTech Alliance
Mitacs Accelerate Entrepreneur | Mitacs